Mechanical Engineering


Team Project Exhibits

The Mechanical Engineering capstone projects are on exhibit in the MSU Student Union from 8:00 a.m. until noon.

Admission is free and open to the public. Visitors are welcome.

Team Presentations

Throughout the morning, the capstone teams give formal presentations in the Lake Superior Room, Third Floor. The team that produces the most outstanding technical design project is presented with the Thomas Alva Edison Design Award; the team that gives the best technical project presentation receives the ME 481 Project Presentation Award.

Schedule of Presentations

Lake Superior Room

 Time       Sponsor    

8:30       Ford
Project: Improved Assembly of Fuel Tanks

8:47       International Automotive Components
Project: Design of a Carpet Transfer System

9:04        Ingersoll Rand
Project: Redesigned Street-Elbow Assembly Process

9:21       Ingersoll Rand
Project: Removal System for a Fan Motor

9:38       Tenneco Inc.
Project: Improved Catalytic Converter Assembly Process

9:55       Meritor
Project: Lightweight Trailer-Axle Hub

10:12       Break

10:30       Michigan AgrAbility
Project: Redesign of a Skid-Steer Vehicle for Ease of Access

10:47       ArcelorMittal
Project: Exhaust Gas Sensor for an Annealing Furnace

11:04       Bosch
Project: Waste Heat Recovery System for Vehicles

11:21       Environmental Protection Agency
Project: Efficient Heating of a Dilution Tunnel

11:38       Hitachi
Project: Test Bench for Direct-Injection Fuel Systems